The data transfer speed between OSC and another network can be tested.
Test data transfer speed with iperf3 tool
Connect to a data mover host at osc and note the hostname.
$ ssh sftp.osc.edu # login $ hostname datamover02.hpc.osc.edu # the hostname may also be datamover01.hpc.osc.edu
From there, an iperf3 server process can be started. Note the port used.
iperf3 -s -p 5201 Server listening on 5201 # the above port number could be different
Next, on your local machine, try to connect to the iperf3 server process
iperf3 -c datamover02.hpc.osc.edu -p 5201
If it connects sucessfully, then it will start testing and then finish with a summary
Connecting to host datamover02.hpc.osc.edu, port 5201 ... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [ ID] Interval Transfer Bitrate [ 7] 0.00-10.00 sec 13.8 MBytes 11.6 Mbits/sec sender [ 7] 0.00-10.00 sec 13.8 MBytes 11.6 Mbits/sec receiver
Run iperf3 using docker (alternative)
Docker can be used if iperf3 is not installed on client machine, but docker is.
$ docker run --rm -it networkstatic/iperf3 -c datamover02.hpc.osc.edu -p 5201
Make sure iperf3 server process is running on OSC datamover host or client iperf3 will fail with error.